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Take action urgently: Contact your MP about Clean Growth Plan delays

URGENT ACTION (see bold text below)

Hundreds of people across the UK took part in the Climate Coalition’s Speak Up Week of Action in October 2016… 462 more words

KCCC News

CONFIRMED: Could the election scupper plans to consult letting agents on the fee ban?

UPDATE: DCLG has now confirmed that the consultation workshops scheduled between 28 April and 11 May have been cancelled. 

Theresa May has called a snap general election, and assuming that she manages to command the 2/3rd majority she needs to circumvent the Fixed-Term Parliament Act, Parliament will shortly be dissolved ahead of a short campaign. 220 more words

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PACAC’s report on the EU referendum opens important questions that deserve further attention

Yesterday, the House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) published a report (summarised here) on Lessons Learned from the EU Referendum. Media headlines have focused on the committee’s concerns about possible interference during the referendum campaign by cyber hackers but, as… 1,128 more words

Elections And Referendums

How can referendums in the UK be improved? Lessons learned from the EU referendum

Today, the House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) published a report on Lessons Learned from the EU Referendum. The report touches on a variety of areas in relation to the conduct of referendums, including the role of referendums, the role of the civil service during referendum campaigns and cyber security. 1,207 more words

Elections And Referendums

Nine Things We Need to Work on

I wanted to name this post as reverts versus bornos, then I realised it was never a competition. However, observing certains trends in Muslim society disturb me. 1,851 more words

Islam

Purdah Palaver

Apparently we are in ‘Purdah’ – the period prior to an election where public bodies are constrained when it comes to communications in case it adversely interferes with the democratic election process. 480 more words